News Release Date: January 5, 2021
Get hold of: Pamela Edwards, 928-638-7713
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Grand Canyon Countrywide Park announces the award of the contract for the South Rim’s shuttle bus procedure to Paul Revere Transportation, L.L.C. The ten-12 months agreement is in impact from December 1, 2020 as a result of November 30, 2030.
Less than the new contract, Paul Revere will continue to work Grand Canyon’s shuttle bus system and sustain the park’s fleet of 33 compressed normal fuel transit buses. The shuttle bus method operates year-round and delivers a stress-cost-free way for visitors to entry South Rim trails, viewpoints, and other places of curiosity. Use of the shuttle bus services is free for guests and is funded with park entrance expenses. Buses are equipped with ramps and are wheelchair obtainable. All buses are also geared up with two or three-ability bicycle racks in entrance.
Grand Canyon’s transit technique has been in procedure since 1974 and is the heaviest utilized shuttle bus technique inside the Nationwide Park Company (NPS). Ridership on the technique has developed considerably in the final decade, which has minimized the park’s carbon footprint and visitor congestion, specially to the historic Grand Canyon Village. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were roughly 7.5 million boardings yearly.
From March-September 2020, shuttle bus service was suspended on the South Rim due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In early September 2020, Paul Revere Transportation resumed assistance with modified functions to fulfill COVID-19 recommendations. Under these operations, the buses now carry a scaled-down variety of travellers per excursion with extra safety actions in area.
Paul Revere Transportation is based in Boston Massachusetts and specializes in mounted route general public transportation. Aside from operating many transportation methods in the Boston spot, Paul Revere Transportation has operated the Grand Canyon shuttle bus method due to the fact 2000.
For more information about Grand Canyon Countrywide Park’s shuttle bus program check out: South Rim Shuttle Bus Routes: Grand Canyon National Park